Acoustics allow US Navy to detect ship structure cracks

Photo: US Navy

Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have demonstrated for the first that they can ...

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Canada to receive CAD$3.1M for HMCS Winnipeg collision

Photo: Transportation Safety Board of Canada

A Canadian Navy official said the Canadian government would receive CAD$3.1 million in an out-of-court settlement ...

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Iranian boats in high-speed intercept of USS Nitze

US Navy photo of USS Nitze

Four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boats came within 300 yards of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Nitze on August ...

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US Navy Base Guam gets two MK VI patrol boats

MK VI Patrol Boat. Photo: US Navy

The Guam-based Navy Expeditionary Forces Command Pacific (CTF 75) took permanent ownership of two MK VI patrol ...

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EU to train Libyan Navy, Coast Guard


EU and Libya have signed a memorandum of understanding under which European navies will provide training for ...

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Raytheon gets $45M for Phalanx logistics support

Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Missile Systems a $45.39 million contract to provide logistics support for ...

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US Navy ships in astern replenishment maneuver

USS Pioneer, Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy said its Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Richard E. Byrd and Avenger-class mine ...

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SPAWAR contracts ViaSat for UHF satcom work

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), awarded ViaSat, a global broadband services and ...

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Sea-Air-Space 2017

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission…

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SMM 2016

The SMM in Hamburg is the world-leading fair of the maritime economy. It takes place every two years in Hamburg, because due to the long…

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Euronaval 2016 in Paris, is one of the leading international trade shows for maritime security, safety and naval defense…

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Naval Mission Systems Technology

Integrating Naval Assets to Ensure Enhanced Maritime Operations and Support.

Navies are constantly looking at how the collection and dissemination of data from marine helicopters, UAVs, radars and shore based sensors through C2 systems can be improved to produce an accurate, clear, and all-encompassing picture of the maritime theatre for allied forces.

The complexity associated with effectively coordinating the variety of operations of these systems means that interoperability between all systems, divisions, and nations is of paramount importance. Therefore, SMi’s Naval Mission Systems Technology Conference will explore the strategies and technologies required to develop next generation capability in this vital area of national defence.

The expert speaker panel includes: Italian Navy, U.S. Navy, NATO Modelling and Simulation Center of Excellence (M & S COE), BAAINBw, The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), University College London and many more.

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German Navy frigate to return to war against Daesh

FGS Augsburg with FS Charles de Gaulle in the background. Photo: Bundeswehr

The German Navy will, once again, send the Bremen-class frigate Augsburg to support the French aircraft carrier FS ...

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French DCNS in Indian Scorpene submarine leak scandal

INS Kalvari, first of six Scorpene-class submarines is seen leaving the Mazagon Dock shipyard in India. Photo: DCNS

A massive leak of documents containing top-secret technical details of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene-class ...

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Canada continues search for bomb vessel HMS Terror

Ship’s bell of HMS Erebus as found on the deck during the 2015 Franklin expedition. Photo: Parks Canada/Thierry Boyer

The Canadian government said Tuesday it would continue the search for HMS Terror and revisit the already discovered ...

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New Zealand to build new littoral operations support vessel

HMNZS Manawanui is one of the ships to be replaced by the new support vessel. Photo: New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand’s Navy will receive a new support vessel after Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee announced that the ...

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US approves sale of Mk-V fast patrol boats to Qatar

Photo: USMI

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of Mk-V fast patrol boats and related ...

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North Korea fires submarine-based ballistic missile

North Korea fires submarine-based ballistic missile

North Korea carried out a successful ballistic missile firing test near one of its submarine bases on Wednesday, ...

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US Coast Guard receives fast response cutter Rollin Fritch

Sister Ship of the Rollin Fritch, Margaret Norwell. Photo: Bollinger Shipyards

The U.S. Coast Guard received the 19th fast response cutter, Rollin Fritch, in Key West, Florida, on August 23. The ...

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US Navy aircraft carrier hosts Japan's defense minister

Japan's defense minister during the Aug. 23, USS Ronald Reagan visit. Photo: US Navy

Japan’s defense minister visited together with the country’s navy chiefs the U.S. Navy’s only ...

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USS Boxer qualifies first female helmsman in 10 years

Seaman Gabrielle Connelly stands the starboard aft lookout watch aboard amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) recently qualified the first female master helmsman in ...

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Spanish Navy deploys OPV Arnomendi to NAFO mission

OPV Arnomendi. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Arnomendi (P-63) has set sail from Ferrol, Spain towards Newfoundland ...

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NOAA to visit two sunk WWII ships off North Carolina

The German World War II submarine U-576. Photo: NOAA / Ed Caram

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its partners are set to visit remains of two ...

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British MoD sells HMS Illustrious for scrap

HMS Illustrious. Photo: Royal Navy

The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed the sale of HMS Illustrious light aircraft carrier to Turkish company ...

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German Navy tanker to return from counter piracy mission

Spessart refuels FGS Bayern and ITS Euro during one of the replenishment at sea maneuvers. Photo: EUNAVFOR

German Navy tanker Spessart (A1442) is scheduled to return to Navy Base Kiel on August 26 after spending 88 days ...

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USS Independence wreck visited 800 meters below surface

Bow of USS Independence. Photo: Nautilus

A team of scientists aboard the exploration vessel Nautilus are conducting a mission to visit the sunk U.S. Navy ...

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LM to develop Frigate LCS combat management systems

Lockheed Martin is in charge of delivering the Freedom-variant littoral combat ships to the US Navy like the USS Fort Worth pictured here in the Indian Ocean. Photo: US Navy

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training has received a $67.9 million contract to develop combat management ...

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Australian survey motor launches get new navigation sonars

Survey motor launch HMAS Mermaid at sea. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

U.S. sonar system company FarSounder has been awarded a contract to upgrade Royal Australian Navy’s four ...

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HII bags $52M contract for USS Harry S. Truman modernization

USS Harry S. Truman. Photo. US Navy

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding a $52 ...

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Bonhomme Richard strike group begins fall deployment

Bonhomme Richard strike group begins fall deployment from Okinawa

Ships of the U.S. Navy’s Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) departed Okinawa, Japan, August ...

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